UK businesses are spending around £860m more than
they need to on energy - something that could be fixed
with just 'a bit of good behaviour', according to a
new report from the Centre for Economics and Business
Research for npower Business Solutions (nBS). The
report urges businesses to use better 'carbon
psychology' to help shrink their bills.
Phil Griffiths, a Carbon Psychologist at nBS, said:
"Despite my job title I want to help businesses get
off the couch, rather than lie down on it in a
darkened room. There is a massive opportunity here for
businesses to cut their overheads. They don't even
need to invest to make substantial savings - just
change workforce behaviour. And research shows that
energy efficiency improvements result in a more
motivated workforce as well as significant emissions
There is a range of tools available to help companies
save energy. But, says npower, a bit of old-fashioned
'carbon psychology' can drive big savings.
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